Satellite imagery showed wildfire smoke on the United States’s west coast on August 25, as well as Hurricane Laura in the Gulf of Mexico.
Video from the NOAA’s satellite Instagram account shows smoke plumes and hurricane clouds, as taken from the GOES-West satellite.
Wildfires have raged across California for several weeks.
As of August 26, Hurricane Laura was approaching landfall in Texas and Louisiana as a Category 4 storm.
NOAA wrote on the post: “This #ImageOfTheDay from the GOES-West satellite, captured yesterday (Aug 25), shows not only the vast extent of the wildfire smoke in the west, but Marco’s remnants as well as Laura in the Gulf of Mexico.” Credit: @noaasatellites via Storyful